Academic Calendar

2016-2017

August 2016

15MondayPA Program classes begin for second-year students/clinical year.
22MondayPA Orientation for 1st year students.
23TuesdayPA Program classes begin for first-year students.
26FridayNew First-Year Students Report. New Student Convocation.
27SaturdayDolphins in Volunteer Efforts (DIVE). New Transfer Students Report.
28SundayResidence halls open for returning students.
29MondayClasses begin (undergraduate and graduate).
31WednesdayMass of the Holy Spirit at 10:45am (Location TBD). 9:30-10:45am classes will dismiss at 10:30. Classes scheduled for 11:00am, 12:00pm will not be held. Classes will resume at 1:00pm. Campus offices will close at 10:30am and reopen at 1:00pm.

September 2016

3SaturdaySaturday classes begin.
5MondayLabor Day (no classes).
6TuesdayLast day to add classes, audit a class and late registration. Last day to drop a class with a full refund. Last day to file a proposal for Independent Study/Research with Dean’s Office. Faculty must resolve “I” grades from Summer Session I (Graduate).
9FridayFall Convocation
13TuesdayLast day to drop a class with no grade. Faculty must resolve “I” grades from Summer Session II and III (Undergraduate).
30-Oct. 2ndFri-Sun.Family Weekend

October 2016

4TuesdayLast day to withdraw from a class for a partial refund.
7FridayFaculty must resolve “I” grades from Summer Session II and III (Graduate).
10-11Mon.-Tues.Fall Break. Saturday classes will be held 10/8. No classes held 10/10 and 10/11.
12WednesdayClasses resume.
14FridayMidterm grades due by noon.

November 2016

7-11Mon.-Fri.Spring registration begins for matriculated MBA, Graduate Nursing, Graduate Education, and Physician Assistant students.
11FridayLast day to withdraw from a class with a “W” grade. Last day to request a leave of absence for the fall semester. Last day for pass/fail option.
14MondaySpring registration begins for non-matriculated MBA, Graduate Nursing, and Graduate Education students.
14-18Mon.-Fri.Spring registration begins for matriculated Undergraduate students.
23-27Wed.-Sun.Thanksgiving Break (no classes). Thanksgiving Day is 11/24.
28MondayClasses resume.

December 2016

5MondaySpring registration begins for non-matriculated undergraduate students.
9FridayUndergraduate/Graduate classes and co-curricular activities end.
12-16Mon.-Fri.Semester ending exams.
17SaturdayFinal exams for Saturday classes.
19MondayFinal grades due by noon.

January 2017

2MondayClinical rotations resume for second year PA students.
10TuesdayPA program classes begin for first-year students.
17TuesdayFaculty must resolve “I” grades from Fall 2016 (Undergraduate).
21Saturday New Students Report.
23MondayClasses begin (Graduate and Undergraduate).
28SaturdaySaturday classes begin.
30MondayLast day to add classes, audit a class, and late registration. Last day to drop a class with a full refund. Last day to file a proposal for Independent Study/Research with Dean's office.

February 2017

6MondayLast day to drop a class with no grade.
14TuesdayFaculty must resolve “I” grades from Fall 2016 (Graduate).
20MondayLast day to withdraw from classes for a partial refund.

March 2017

3FridaySpring break begins at end of classes; Saturday classes held.
6-10Mon.-Fri.Spring Break. No Classes.
12SundayResidence halls open at noon.
13MondayClasses resume.
15WednesdayMidterm Grades Due
27MondayMayMester and Summer registration begins for Undergraduate and Non-Matriculated students. Summer, MayMester and Fall registration begins for matriculated MBA, Graduate Nursing, and Graduate Education students.
29WednesdaySpring Convocation
31FridayLast day to withdraw from a class with a "W" grade. Last day to request a leave of absence for the spring semester. Last day for Pass/Fail option.

April 2017

3MondayMayMester, Summer and Fall registration begins for non-matriculated MBA, Graduate Nursing, and Graduate Education students.
3-7Mon.-Fri.Fall registration begins for matriculated Undergraduate students.
13-17Thurs.-Mon.Easter Weekend break. (Holy Thursday 4/13, Good Friday 4/14, Easter Sunday 4/16, Easter Monday 4/17)
18Tuesday Classes Resume

May 2017

8MondayUndergraduate/Graduate classes and Co-Curricular Activities End.
9TuesdayStudy Day
10-16Wed.-Tues.Semester Ending Exams
13SaturdayFinal Exam for Saturday Classes
17WednesdaySenior and Graduate grades due by noon.
19FridayAll other grades due by noon. Graduate Commencement (p.m.)
20SaturdayBaccalaureate (p.m.)
21SundayUndergraduate Commencement (a.m.)

* Students in any of the graduate programs should consult program calendars for additional significant dates and deadlines.